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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Mattermost

Software developers are big enthusiasts of a ChatOps software, such as Mattermost, as it allows for direct collaboration without unnecessarily relying on email to get projects done. That goes for any teams that require collaboration. Some scenarios where Mattermost may not work as well would be teams that are in different geographic locations, such as teammates in India. Due to the time difference, collaboration would be harder, and an application like Mattermost may not have that much benefit.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus Vibe

I think Micro Focus Vibe is very well suited for organizations that work in a team collaboration front and have to share documents. I think this really shines in organizations that have a standard set of information that gets lost in the sauce because of the sheer amount of people in an organization. In this case, the Wiki is very helpful in this setting. I wouldn't quite recommend this site for video production houses unless you are patient enough to correlate your needs to the many many features available through Vibe...because it all boils down to patience.
Cori Fowler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Mattermost
6.9
Micro Focus Vibe
7.7
Task Management
Mattermost
7.0
Micro Focus Vibe
8.0
Gantt Charts
Mattermost
6.0
Micro Focus Vibe
Scheduling
Mattermost
7.0
Micro Focus Vibe
9.0
Workflow Automation
Mattermost
5.0
Micro Focus Vibe
5.6
Mobile Access
Mattermost
8.5
Micro Focus Vibe
8.7
Search
Mattermost
7.8
Micro Focus Vibe
9.4
Visual planning tools
Mattermost
Micro Focus Vibe
5.7

Communication

Mattermost
8.0
Micro Focus Vibe
7.9
Chat
Mattermost
9.7
Micro Focus Vibe
Notifications
Mattermost
8.7
Micro Focus Vibe
8.8
Discussions
Mattermost
9.3
Micro Focus Vibe
8.1
Surveys
Mattermost
7.0
Micro Focus Vibe
6.7
Internal knowledgebase
Mattermost
6.0
Micro Focus Vibe
8.1
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
Mattermost
7.0
Micro Focus Vibe

File Sharing & Management

Mattermost
7.3
Micro Focus Vibe
7.3
Versioning
Mattermost
8.0
Micro Focus Vibe
8.7
Video files
Mattermost
6.4
Micro Focus Vibe
5.6
Audio files
Mattermost
6.7
Micro Focus Vibe
5.6
Document collaboration
Mattermost
8.6
Micro Focus Vibe
8.7
Access control
Mattermost
7.6
Micro Focus Vibe
7.7
Advanced security features
Mattermost
7.0
Micro Focus Vibe
7.7
Integrates with Google Drive
Mattermost
8.0
Micro Focus Vibe
Device sync
Mattermost
6.0
Micro Focus Vibe
7.0

Pros

Mattermost

  • It's open-source! So our devs could adequate the tool to our necessities.
  • It works particularly well in every navigator.
  • It also works well in mobile phones, even when you choose not to install the mobile app (this is a BIG plus).
María Lucía Santagata | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus Vibe

  • Novell Vibe connects GroupWise mail with Vibe natively which means you can access Vibe from within the mail product.
  • Once forms and workflows are set up, the access structure on who sees what or not is very effective.
  • You can use Novell Vibe as your main intranet with everything from wiki's, blogging and more fully automated and still in synch with your internal organisational structure.
  • After playing with it for a while i found that through jsp it is highly configurable.
Rob Zweistra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Mattermost

  • UI glitches were frequent occurrences
  • Base pricing is competitive with Slack, but enterprise features come at a hefty price
  • Webhooks are cumbersome to set up compared to Slack
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus Vibe

  • The most pressing improvement is in printing. In speaking with Novell techs Vibe was designed as a web tool, no paper necessary. However in the real world our folks love their paper printouts. Vibe utilizes views for various functions. A print view that's easily configured would be an awesome upgrade.
  • Customized in JSP. Vibe is completely customized using JSP. I don't know it. I'm not a programmer. I can work things out, but programming isn't my forte.
Richard Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Mattermost

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Micro Focus Vibe

Micro Focus Vibe 9.9
Based on 5 answers
It meets our current business needs and provides the scalability we need for future growth. It can be installed on Windows or Linux (Our alpha install was on Linux. Our beta was on Windows. We went with Windows). There are additional features, and application integrations, that we haven't taken advantage as of yet due to the lack of current business needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Mattermost

Mattermost 7.3
Based on 3 answers
It's an extremely easy to use software, and I would recommend it to every company that is growing. I think they could improve their notification system, as it gets a little spammy sometimes and important notifications get lost. Also needs to improve the number of private chats that you are allowed to create.
María Lucía Santagata | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus Vibe

Micro Focus Vibe 5.0
Based on 1 answer
At this moment it still looks you need to do a lot to be able to use it and to be honest that time should be used for work not for configuring a communication tool for the business. Yes I understand that it takes time to learn something to use in the organisation , but with this tool I see the help desk having to answer a lot of questions on how to use it or once someone has done something how to undo it.
Rob Zweistra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Mattermost

Mattermost 7.8
Based on 7 answers
Direct support is only available for the paid version, but there is a very active community that provides a considerable amount of information.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus Vibe

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Mattermost

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Micro Focus Vibe

Micro Focus Vibe 7.1
Based on 2 answers
The implementation was good, it is the follow up that we need to do ourselves that takes time and effort.
Rob Zweistra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Mattermost

Slack is excellent and has many of the same features as Mattermost. However, the cost if you have a larger group can be prohibitive. Mattermost is a better ROI per user, in our opinion. It also allows us to host it ourselves, which is more desirable for management by our MIS department.
Angela Goldsmith, PMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus Vibe

The main alternatives were Sharepoint or creating a custom Drupal install. Sharepoint was too expensive and didn't fit into our Novell environment. The Drupal solution we found was beyond our technical ability.
Jason Preuss | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Mattermost

  • Install, deploy and forget, as the setup was very easy
  • Mattermost has neither had a positive nor negative impact on business objectives
Jaideep Tibrewala | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus Vibe

  • Novell Vibe has increased employee efficiency by providing a central file repository for our team.
  • Novell Vibe has increased our customer service capabilities by allowing our team to track customer projects and support issues more effectively.
Donna Moyer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Mattermost

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Micro Focus Vibe

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Mattermost
8.4
Micro Focus Vibe
6.5

Likelihood to Renew

Mattermost
Micro Focus Vibe
9.9

Usability

Mattermost
7.3
Micro Focus Vibe
5.0

Support Rating

Mattermost
7.8
Micro Focus Vibe

Implementation Rating

Mattermost
Micro Focus Vibe
7.1

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